The Cisco N5k-C5548P-FA datacenter switch is a highly customizable, scalable, and reliable switch designed to fill a broad range of datacenter applications. Whether your switching needs are primarily physical, virtual, storage access centric, or performance computing based, the N5K switching platform provides the features and hardware required to get the job done right. With optional front-to-back cooling, copper and fiber expansion module options, and FCoE and 10Gigabit Ethernet support across its 32 fixed ports, the N5K 5548P-FA is one of the most widely used nexus series switches available.
Available expansion modules for the N5k-C5548P-FA include fiber channel cards, 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards, and QSFP modules, allowing your deployment to scale and adapt as your network requirements change. ?By customizing your N5ks hardware and feature set, the 5548P is adaptable to a wide range of switching applications, such as a 10G access layer switch, a rack level I/O consolidation switch, or as a high density platform in conjunction with N2K fabric extenders.
The licensing and hardware options for the N5K-C5548P-FA are extensive, so it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with then?Cisco Datasheet for this model before purchasing in order to ensure you select the right options for your deployment. If you would like help determining what switching hardware solution is right for your network, please don’t hesitate to contact us with your project requirements – we’ll work with you to determine the pros and cons of all hardware and feature sets available.